Information category: Admin/Board


SOA Privacy Notice

Working towards compliance with GDPR, SOA has today made available their Privacy Notice.

18th May 18   Read more...


Notice of SOA Annual General Meeting 2018

The AGM will be held following the Scottish Individual Championships at 5pm on Saturday 26th May. All members are welcome.

*UPDATE 25th May* 

Added the Partnership Manager's report.

The AGM will be held at 5pm at Dyke & District Village Hall, Dyke, Forres, Moray, IV36 2TF. The hall can be found just 4 miles west of Forres and just 1 mile off the A96 near Brodie. 

Notice from Roger Scrutton, SOA President: "In the absence, at this stage, of nominations for SOA Board Chair (new position) and SOA President, Anne Hickling has agreed to act as Board Chair and Richard Oxlade has agreed to act as President. We anticipate that in due course there will be formal appointments to these positions.  Many thanks to Anne and Richard for filling these roles."

10th May 18   Read more...


Board Meeting Minutes - 24th March 2018

Click here to view the minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday 24th March.

26th Apr 18


SOA Club Development Fund

Applications are invited for funding from this year's SOA Club Development Fund. Clubs (or others who have valid projects) are advised that the next deadline for applications  is 30 April 2018. Applications to be submitted to Colin Matheson by this date. 

Please note the successful awards for 2017 to date and copy of the Development Fund Application Form and Information for Applicants

21st Mar 18   Read more...


Conference/workshop: what more can SOA do for you?

We are holding a conference/workshop on 28th April near Dunfermline to agree a small number of focus areas based on the survey on SOA's aims, and develop these into a proposed action plan. Click to read more and to book your place. 

09th Mar 18   Read more...


What more can Scottish Orienteering do for you?

*Survey deadline extended to end of March! We want to hear from you!*

The Scottish Orienteering Association exists to “foster, encourage, promote and develop” orienteering in Scotland. This year we want to find out if we’re really focusing on the right things to achieve our aims. This is your opportunity to have a say and we’re all ears. Click to find out how to get involved, and take the short survey before 31st March!

Bookings are also open to members and clubs for a workshop on 28th April discussing survey outcomes, to inform SOA strategy and actions going forward.

09th Mar 18   Read more...


Join our Board to achieve our goal of ‘more smiling faces in the forest’

We are seeking to appoint six elected Directors to our Board at our AGM in May as part of a restructuring exercise. The Directors will also fill the role of Trustees of the SOA as a registered charity. These are voluntary positions.

23rd Feb 18   Read more...


Board Meeting Minutes - 13th January 2018

Click here to view the minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on Saturday 13th January.

08th Feb 18


Older items

Board Meeting Minutes - September 30th 2017… 01st Nov 17

Join or renew your membership for 2018… 01st Nov 17

New membership option for 2018… 31st Oct 17

List of Controllers… 04th Oct 17

SOA policies… 14th Sep 17

Minutes of Board meeting June 2017… 26th Jul 17

Extraordinary General Meeting 2017… 12th Jul 17

SOA Annual General Meeting 2017… 11th Jul 17

SOA appoints Independent Director to its Board… 04th May 17

Board meeting minutes… 03rd May 17

Start Clocks… 17th Apr 17

SOA BOARD VACANCY: Independent Director… 20th Mar 17

SOA Event levies 2018… 07th Mar 17

SOA subscriptions 2017… 07th Mar 17

Notice of SOA Annual General Meeting 2017… 07th Feb 17

Join our board! Positions available… 07th Feb 17

Volunteer position: Trophy Coordinator… 22nd Oct 16

Development Officer changes at Scottish Orienteering… 02nd Sep 16

Email newsletters… 25th Aug 16

SOA Annual General Meeting 2016… 03rd Aug 16

Membership Information… 02nd Aug 16

Urban League Coordinator… 15th Jul 16

Fixtures Secretary… 11th Jul 16

Strategic Plan 2016-2020… 08th Jul 16

Staff Changes at Scottish Orienteering… 29th May 16

Equality Standard award… 22nd May 16

SOA Appoints Chief Operating Officer… 04th May 16

Anti-Doping Policy… 21st Mar 16

Child Protection and the PVG Scheme… 09th Mar 16

Communications Survey Results… 06th Mar 16

Charity Information… 15th Feb 16

SOA Annual General Meeting 2015… 25th Jun 15

SOA Annual General Meeting 2014… 27th Jun 14

SOA Annual General Meeting 2013… 11th Oct 13

Extraordinary General Meeting, 23 September 2012… 25th Sep 12

Data Privacy Policy… 29th May 12

British Orienteering membership and levies proposal… 28th Feb 12

Scottish Land and Estates - Access Advice… 26th Jan 12

President’s medal awarded to Paul Frost… 02nd Jun 09

MTB Orienteering Insurance… 27th Jan 09

President’s medal awarded to Donald Petrie… 30th Sep 08

SOA Board Structure… 03rd Feb 08

SOA Vision Goals and Priorities… 01st Feb 08

New SOA 4 year plan and 2008 Operating Plan… 24th Dec 07

Major event Rescue Plan… 24th Jan 06

SOA 4 year plan… 24th May 05